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FAQ: Nutrition, Health & Environment

Posted on November 16, 2020 at 7:35am by Samantha Agtarap

How much protein should I be eating? Current recommendations from the Canada Food Guide and US Choose MyPlate recommends very small protein amounts, about a small steak per day (or one and a half small steaks for men). This is about 45 grams of protein per day. This is the minimu...read more

The Injury, Rehab, and Training Continuum

Posted on November 6, 2020 at 2:30pm by Anthony Agtarap

Back in 2016, I wrote a blog post called “Training with an Injury” where I described three steps how you can continue to make gains without agg...read more

The 7 Best Strength Exercises for Dancers

Posted on October 15, 2020 at 8:00am by Sara Close

There is no doubt that dancers need to partake in strength training. Doing so provides several benefits to enhancing technique and creating a strong foundation for dance, as well as mitigating injuries. Here are 7 of the most beneficial strength exercises for dancers with these benefits in min...read more

[Recipe] Creamy Turkey Bacon Soup

Posted on September 29, 2020 at 10:19am by Samantha Agtarap

I originally posted this recipe over on my now archived WordPress blog, back in 2015, but thought that this delicious soup recipe is worth sharing again. And since it is the season for turk...read more

Why Being Strong is a Dancer's Most Valuable Asset

Posted on September 1, 2020 at 6:25pm by Sara Close

Why Being Strong is a Dancer's Most Valuable Asset. Dancers work hard. Dance is more than spins and splits and smiles. It is hours and hours of work in the studio, perfecting every movement. The dedication it takes to pursue a life of dance is ...read more

How to Eat Healthy in 3 Simple Steps

Posted on August 20, 2020 at 9:05pm by Samantha Agtarap

How to eat healthy in 3 simple steps. I hear this every day: I don’t know what to eat; it’s so complicated; it’s expensive; etc.All these things are true, especially if you are at the beginning of your journey to improve your health. There are simp...read more

Black Lives Matter

Posted on June 5, 2020 at 10:44am by Samantha Agtarap

Dear Community, Like many organizations, we have been reflecting on the events of the past week and the role we must play in challenging the systems and beliefs that enable racism and discrimination to persist in society.As part of this reflection, we have examined our affiliatio...read more

Engineered Bodies on the News

Posted on May 20, 2020 at 3:07pm by Samantha Agtarap

We've been in the news for our COVID-19 re-opening procedures, and our social justice perspective. Check us out on the news.read more